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Ballyholme Yacht Club To Deliver First Paddleboarding Association (BSUPA) Instructor Course in Northern Ireland

5th September 2020
Pasddleboarders at Ballyholme Yacht Club Pasddleboarders at Ballyholme Yacht Club

Ballyholme Yacht Club is to bring Dom Moore from Surf Sanctuary, Newquay in the UK to deliver the first British Stand Up Paddleboarding Association (BSUPA) Instructor Course in Northern Ireland.

Dom is currently putting 16 students and two instructor assessors from BYC, Suphubni, Strangford Lough Activity Centre, Paul Magee (PMG Training) and Delamont Outdoor Education Centre through their paces over the next four days.

Club Manager Lyn Sherriff is delighted to get this off the ground. "There are so many people interested in paddleboarding, this is a safe and secure way of learning. The Instructor Assessors will further spread the number of skilled people".

The club has purchased eight Red Boards which can be hired.

Betty Armstrong

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Betty Armstrong is Afloat and Yachting Life's Northern Ireland Correspondent. Betty grew up racing dinghies but now sails a more sedate Dehler 36 around County Down.

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